The war gets hairy!

Forgive me for being slow. I've been swamped lately, and until today I had no idea how important John Kerry's choice of John Edwards was.

But then I read this:

You may have also heard that the man I selected is John Edwards of North Carolina.

(APPLAUSE) And I want you to know we think this is a dream ticket. We've got better vision. We've got better ideas. We've got real plans. We've got a better sense of what's happening to America. And we've got better hair. I'll tell you that goes a long way.

Kerry is right, of course. Just ask any of the Big Three newscasters; better hair goes a long way!

The war? It's no more than a national bad hair day; nothing that can't be cured by a newly invigorated scalp.

Forget terrorism; better hair is serious business!

Aren't some things worth dyeing for?

posted by Eric on 07.07.04 at 01:26 PM







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For a minute, I thought that last sentence was a typo.

Mick   ·  July 7, 2004 8:39 PM

Er.. Like my last sentence. Sheesh.

Mick   ·  July 7, 2004 8:40 PM

Typo fixo!
:)

Eric Scheie   ·  July 7, 2004 8:53 PM

Their hair is too long. They need haircuts. They all need haircuts. And so do I.

Normally I would consider such personal characteristics irrelevant in the extreme. But, THEY BROUGHT IT UP!

Eric Scheie   ·  July 8, 2004 7:41 AM

Of course you would. Youre not as nuanced as the Dems. If you were more sophisticated (as they are) you would realize what deep and forthright conviction is demonstrated by a nice head of hair. Proper attention to grooming = proper attitude towards governing and correct position on the issues. I propose in future elections, the candidates not be allowed to speak at all. We'll just bring in a panel of hairstylists (and maybe a phrenologist or two) and have them elect our national leadership. Unless of course, they couldnt figure out how to use the punch cards.

Mick   ·  July 8, 2004 2:34 PM

Could the whole anti-war movement really be a function of people preferring Saddam's hair to Bush's?

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